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Seriously injured woman extricated following 2-vehicle collision at east Ottawa intersection

Ottawa Fire Services says crews have extricated a trapped woman, 31, following a two-vehicle collision that happened at a major east Ottawa intersection Sunday morning. (Jean Lalonde/ X) Ottawa Fire Services says crews have extricated a trapped woman, 31, following a two-vehicle collision that happened at a major east Ottawa intersection Sunday morning. (Jean Lalonde/ X)
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Ottawa Fire Services says crews have extricated a trapped woman, 31, following a two-vehicle collision that happened at a major east Ottawa intersection Sunday morning.

Firefighters say they received a call around 10:30 a.m. reporting a collision on Blair and Ogilvie roads. Upon arrival, crews found a trapped driver and an infant in the back of a car.

Crews immediately started the extrication process using specialized tools to remove the the driver's door of the vehicle, Ottawa Fire spokesperson Nick Defazio told CTV News Ottawa in a statement.

The driver was safely extricated at 10:49. Crews also safely removed the infant from the vehicle, Defazio adds.

Ottawa Paramedics spokesperson Jennifer Alexander told CTV News Ottawa the 31-year-old woman sustained serious, but stable injuries.

The 2-year-old infant sustained minor injuries, she adds.

Both were taken to hospital. 

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